Rebecca Berry, Portland
Teiley BlakssleeThis Label is one of my favorites.It is quite large measuring 80 X by 178 mm.border to border.
It undoubtedly came from a large quarto or folio volume.
The owner was probably from Connecticut
Robert Brough,Norfolk , VirginiaThere are a number of internet references to Mr. Brough. He was very active in The Masons in the early 19th century
Samuel Jordan Cabell
Signer of The declaration of Independence from Maryland.
Second bishop of Philadelphia
SamuelDexter ( Allen # 222)
Secretary of war in 1800 and Secretary of the treasury in1801
James Edmondson, Essex, 1772
David Fonda, Albany
I have family in upstate New York so I know a little about this owner. The town of Fonda New York was named after him.and his descendants include Henry , Jane and Peter.
The owner Ann Franklin was the first woman to be a printer by trade in Rhode Island .
Stay Tuned for Part Four- To be Continued